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2020 NFL notable offseason transactions and notes – AFC East



Buffalo Bills

2019 Record: 10-6, 2nd in AFC East

Player Additions:

WR Stefon Diggs (from Minnesota)
DE Mario Addison (from Carolina)
DT Vernon Butler (from Carolina)
DE Quinton Jefferson (from Seattle)
LB Tyler Matakevich (from Pittsburgh)
LB A.J. Klein (from New Orleans)
CB Josh Norman (from Washington)
RB Taiwan Jones (from Houston)
T Daryl Williams (from Carolina)
CB E.J. Gaines
G Evan Boehm (from Miami)
DE Bryan Cox (from Cleveland)

Player Subtractions:

RB Frank Gore
WR Zay Jones
DE Jordan Phillips
DE Shaq Lawson
CB Kevin Johnson
WR Isaiah McKenzie
RB Senorise Perry

Draft:

Round 2 · Pick 22 (54) A.J. Epenesa DE Iowa
Round 3 · Pick 22 (86) Zack Moss RB Utah
Round 4 · Pick 22 (128) Gabriel Davis WR UCF
Round 5 · Pick 22 (167) Jake Fromm QB Georgia
Round 6 · Pick 9 (188) Tyler Bass K Georgia Southern
Round 6 · Pick 28 (207) Isaiah Hodgins WR Oregon State
Round 7 · Pick 25 (239) Dane Jackson CB Pittsburgh

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 330.2 (Rank: 24), Pass Yards/Gm – 201.8 (Rank: 26), Rush Yards/Gm – 128.4 (Rank: 8), Points/Gm – 19.6 (Rank: 23), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.32 (Rank: 15), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.8% (Rank: 23)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 298.3 (Rank: 3), Pass Yards/Gm – 195.2 (Rank: 4), Rush Yards/Gm – 103.1 (Rank: 10), Points/Gm – 16.2 (Rank: 2), Fantasy Points/Gm – 8.38 (Rank: 10), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.15 (Rank: 12), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.2% (Rank: 13), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 13.8 (Rank: 3), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 23.6 (Rank: 14), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 30.0 (Rank: 6), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 9.3 (Rank: 2).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Josh Allen
RB: Devin Singletary
GLB: Devin Singletary
3RB: Devin Singletary
WR: Stefon Diggs
WR: John Brown
WR: Cole Beasley
TE: Dawson Knox

Notes:

Current projected win totals across most books: 9
Strength of schedule rank: 18 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:
Potential shadow – CB Tre’Davious White

Miami Dolphins

2019 Record: 5-11, 4th in AFC East

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired:
OC Chad O’Shea
DC Patrick Graham

Hired:
OC Chan Gailey
DC Josh Boyer

Player Additions:

RB Matt Breida (from San Francisco)
CB Byron Jones (from Dallas)
LB Kyle Van Noy (from New England)
DE Shaq Lawson (from Buffalo)
G Ereck Flowers (from Washington)
S Clayton Fejedelem (from Cincinnati)
RB Jordan Howard (from Philadelphia)
DE Emmanuel Ogbah (from Kansas City)
LB Kamu Grugier-Hill (from Philadelphia)
C Ted Karras (from New England)
LB Elandon Roberts (from New England)
S Kavon Frazier (from Dallas)

Player Subtractions:

C Evan Boehm
WR Trevor Davis
S Reshad Jones
C Daniel Kilgore
LB Mike Hull
G Evan Brown
DE Jamal Davis
CB Linden Stephens
DT Gerald Willis
S Montre Hartage
RB Samaje Perine
DE Taco Charlton
DE Charles Harris

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 5 (5) Tua Tagovailoa QB Alabama
Round 1 · Pick 18 (18) Austin Jackson T USC
Round 1 · Pick 30 (30) Noah Igbinoghene CB Auburn
Round 2 · Pick 7 (39) Robert Hunt T Louisiana-Lafayette
Round 2 · Pick 24 (56) Raekwon Davis DT Alabama
Round 3 · Pick 6 (70) Brandon Jones S Texas
Round 4 · Pick 5 (111) Solomon Kindley G Georgia
Round 5 · Pick 9 (154) Jason Strowbridge DE North Carolina
Round 5 · Pick 19 (164) Curtis Weaver EDGE Boise State
Round 6 · Pick 6 (185) Blake Ferguson LS LSU
Round 7 · Pick 32 (246) Malcolm Perry WR Navy

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 310.0 (Rank: 27), Pass Yards/Gm – 237.8 (Rank: 12), Rush Yards/Gm – 72.3 (Rank: 32), Points/Gm – 19.1 Rank: 25), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.17 (Rank: 32), Adjusted Sack Rate – 8.6% (Rank: 28)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 397.8 (Rank: 29), Pass Yards/Gm – 262.4 (Rank: 26), Rush Yards/Gm – 135.4 (Rank: 27), Points/Gm – 30.9 (Rank: 32), Fantasy Points/Gm – 3.31 (Rank: 32), Adjusted Line Yards – 5.00 (Rank: 32), Adjusted Sack Rate – 4.4% (Rank: 32), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 23.12 (Rank: 30), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 27.6 (Rank: 26), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 42.0 (Rank: 30), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 12.3 (Rank: 16).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Ryan Fitzpatrick
RB: Matt Breida
GLB: Jordan Howard
3RB: Matt Breida
WR: DeVante Parker
WR: Preston Williams
WR: Albert Wilson
TE: Mike Gesicki

Notes:.

Current projected win totals across most books: 6.5
Strength of schedule rank: 12 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:
Potential shadow – CB Xavien Howard.

New England Patriots

2019 Record: 12-4, 1st in AFC East

Player Additions:

QB Cam Newton (from Carolina)
WR Damiere Byrd (from Arizona)
DT Beau Allen (from Tampa Bay)
S Adrian Phillips (from Los Angeles Chargers)
FB Dan Vitale (from Green Bay)
QB Brian Hoyer (from Indianapolis)
DE Brandon Copeland (from New York Jets)
S Cody Davis (from Jacksonville)
WR Marquise Lee (from Jacksonville)

Player Subtractions:

QB Tom Brady
LB Kyle Van Noy
LB Jamie Collins
DT Danny Shelton
C Ted Karras
S Nate Ebner
LB Elandon Roverts
WR Philip Dorsett
TE Ben Watson
S Duron Harmon
K Stephen Gostkowski
QB Cody Kessler
FB James Develin

Draft:

Round 2 · Pick 5 (37) Kyle Dugger S Lenoir-Rhyne
Round 2 · Pick 28 (60) Josh Uche LB Michigan
Round 3 · Pick 23 (87) Anfernee Jennings EDGE Alabama
Round 3 · Pick 27 (91) Devin Asiasi TE UCLA
Round 3 · Pick 37 (101) Dalton Keene TE Virginia Tech
Round 5 · Pick 14 (159) Justin Rohrwasser K Marshall
Round 6 · Pick 3 (182) Mike Onwenu G Michigan
Round 6 · Pick 16 (195) Justin Herron G Wake Forest
Round 6 · Pick 25 (204) Cassh Maluia LB Wyoming
Round 7 · Pick 16 (230) Dustin Woodard C Memphis

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 354.0 (Rank: 15), Pass Yards/Gm – 247.6 (Rank: 8), Rush Yards/Gm – 106.4 (Rank: 18), Points/Gm – 26.3 (Rank: 7), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.49 (Rank: 9), Adjusted Sack Rate – 4.7% (Rank: 3)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 275.9 (Rank: 1), Pass Yards/Gm – 180.4 (Rank: 2), Rush Yards/Gm – 95.5 (Rank: 6), Points/Gm – 14.1 (Rank: 1), Fantasy Points/Gm – 14.5 (Rank: 1), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.99 (Rank: 6), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.7% (Rank: 8), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 12.9 (Rank: 1), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 16.28 (Rank: 1), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 26.2 (Rank: 1), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 10.9 (Rank: 9).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Cam Newton
RB: Sony Michel
GLB: Sony Michel
3RB: James White
WR: Julian Edelman
WR: N’Keal Harry
WR: Mohamed Sanu
TE: Devin Asiasi

Notes:

Current projected win totals across most books: 9
Strength of schedule rank: 24 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:
Potential shadow – CBs Stephon Gilmore, Jason McCourty. McCourty most likely of the two to man-cover the slot.

New York Jets

2019 Record: 7-9, 3rd in AFC East

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Player Additions:

T George Fant (from Seattle)
C Connor McGovern (from Denver)
G Greg Van Roten (from Carolina)
G Josh Andrews (from Indianapolis)
CB Pierre Desir (from Indianapolis)
WR Breshad Perriman (from Tampa Bay)
LB Patrick Onwuasor (from Baltimore)
CB Quincy Wilson (from Indianapolis)

Player Subtractions:

WR Robby Anderson
T Brandon Shell
G Tom Compton
CB Maurice Canady
RB Ty Montgomery
LB Brandon Copeland
T Brent Qvale
CB Trumaine Johnson
S Blake Countess
CB Darryl Roberts

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 11 (11) Mekhi Becton T Louisville
Round 2 · Pick 27 (59) Denzel Mims WR Baylor
Round 3 · Pick 4 (68) Ashtyn Davis S California
Round 3 · Pick 15 (79) Jabari Zuniga EDGE Florida
Round 4 · Pick 14 (120) La’Mical Perine RB Florida
Round 4 · Pick 19 (125) James Morgan QB Florida International
Round 4 · Pick 23 (129) Cameron Clarke G Charlotte
Round 5 · Pick 13 (158) Bryce Hall CB Virginia
Round 6 · Pick 12 (191) Braden Mann P Texas A&M

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 273.0 (Rank: 32), Pass Yards/Gm – 194.4 (Rank: 29), Rush Yards/Gm – 78.6 (Rank: 31), Points/Gm – 17.3 (Rank: 31), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.80 (Rank: 31), Adjusted Sack Rate – 9.2% (Rank: 30)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 323.1 (Rank: 7), Pass Yards/Gm – 236.2 (Rank: 17), Rush Yards/Gm – 86.9 (Rank: 2), Points/Gm – 22.4 (Rank: 16), Fantasy Points/Gm – 8.38 (Rank: 11), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.00 (Rank: 1), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.2% (Rank: 26), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 18.3 (Rank: 14), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 21.5 (Rank: 8), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 37.9 (Rank: 22), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 9.6 (Rank: 3).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Sam Darnold
RB: Le’Veon Bell
GLB: Le’Veon Bell
3RB: Le’Veon Bell
WR: Breshad Perriman
WR: Denzel Mims
WR: Jamison Crowder
TE: Ryan Griffin

Notes:

Current projected win totals across most books: 7
Strength of schedule rank: 30 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

*Zone vs. Man Coverage % excludes hybrid/prevent coverages and offensive screen plays.

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